Worldwide

Sanctions: China halts oil exports to N/Korea

Sanctions: China halts oil exports to N/Korea”

China exported no oil, gasoline, jet fuel and diesel to North Korea in November and imported no iron ore, coal or lead from the country, Reuters reported citing data released by the General Administration of Customs on Tuesday.

South Korea has been trying to improve ties with China after suffering economic hardships stemming from Beijing's displeasure concerning this year's deployment of an American Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile battery in the South.

"As a principle, China has consistently fully, correctly, conscientiously and strictly enforced relevant U.N. Security Council resolutions on North Korea", the spokeswoman said at a press briefing.

On November 7, for instance, a North Korean vessel was allowed to dock at a Chinese port that handles cargo like coal, according to the NK Pro ship tracker. While ship location data does not include specifics about vessel cargos, satellite imagery indicates the northeastern Chinese port handles various commodities which appear on the UN's blacklist.

"The commodity trade increase in November may be showing China's increased commodity trade with North Korea for humanitarian purposes", he told NK News, suggesting that the exchange between the two countries may not include blacklisted goods.

China is North Korea's top fuel provider, and the cutoff coincides with new sanctions unanimously passed by the U.N. Security Council last week to punish Kim for missile tests and threats of an attack against the United States.

Читайте также: Canada’s entertainment industry is losing millions due to the coronavirus pandemic

Following the adoption of the UNSC resolution on North Korea, China called on all the parties concerned to show restraint and undertake joint efforts in order to de-escalate tensions on the peninsula.

After that, China's commodity trade with North Korea steadily decreased until October, dropping to $412 million.

The spokesman stressed the importance of China's implementation of UNSC sanctions.

North Korea also sources some of its oil from Russian Federation.

China also imported no iron ore, coal or lead from North Korea in November, the second full month of the latest trade sanctions imposed by United Nations. New U.N. sanctions enacted last week capped oil shipments to the North for any trade partner at 500,000 barrels in a single year.

При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
«» 2007 - 2021 Copyright.
Автоматизированное извлечение информации сайта запрещено.

Код для вставки в блог



Like this

loading...
loading...

Latest


24 Января 2020
The Premier Escape Room Experiences in Edmonton and Calgary
On top of that we will provide you and your group with a dedicated Game Master who will monitor and work with onlyyour group. So what makes Escape Hour unique? First of all, every one of our escape rooms or exit games is a completely private event.

30 Августа 2019
The FIBA Basketball World Cup Is Starting, Can Someone Stop Team USA?
The two Balkan sides have a bunch of NBA stars in their ranks, as well as players from the top European basketball leagues. The teams will then have the chance to rest for 2 days, before returning for the second group stage on September 7 th .

26 Декабря 2017
$1.87 EPS Expected for Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ)
It turned negative, as 40 investors sold STZ shares while 242 reduced holdings. 79 funds opened positions while 243 raised stakes. The firm has "Buy" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Friday, June 9. (NYSE:STZ) on Monday, April 11 with "Neutral" rating.

26 Декабря 2017
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Holdings Lifted by Pictet Asset Management Ltd.
Investors of record on Friday, December 15th will be given a dividend of $0.52 per share. 528,935 were reported by Cibc Markets. Several analysts are forecasting growth estimate of Gilead Sciences Inc. for the current quarter to be -37.8%. (NASDAQ: GILD ).

26 Декабря 2017
Senator Is Utahn of the Year, and Not in a Good Way
Hatch endorsed then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in May 2016, and Utah went red in support of Trump during the 2016 election.

26 Декабря 2017
Femen Protester: Jesus Heist Attempted at Vatican Nativity Scene
The group also regularly targets the Vatican and has staged numerous topless protests during the Pope's weekly Sunday sermons. The incident happened about two hours before 50,000 people watched Pope Francis give his Christmas message in St.

26 Декабря 2017
Miss America Organization CEO Sam Haskell resigns amid email scandal
The top leadership of the Miss America Organization has resigned , sweeping out officials implicated in the email scandal. Dan Meyers , who had been vice chairman of the board, was named interim chairman.

26 Декабря 2017
Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE): Examining the Technicals
Holt Cap Advsrs Limited Liability Company Dba Holt Cap Lp holds 0.49% in Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE:ETE) or 87,048 shares. The stock of Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. (NYSE:ETE) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 27 by RBC Capital Markets.

26 Декабря 2017
Black Panther Sports His Incredible New Costume On Empire Magazine Cover
The 18th film to be released under the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Black Panther will hit the theaters on February 9, 2018. The image, of Chadwick Boseman's Black Panther , appears to be taken from the elaborate fight sequence with Michael B.

26 Декабря 2017
Palestinian leader, Japan FM discuss regional issues
Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono has visited Jerusalem and the West Bank to meet with Israeli and Palestinian leaders. Japan was among 128 countries that voted in favor of the resolution denouncing the USA decision on Jerusalem at a U.N.